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Established in 1999, our mission is to provide quality music instruction in a friendly learning environment for children and adults. We believe everyone can benefit from a positive music making experience. We offer private lessons on various instruments for beginners through advanced students. We also offer classes such as music theory, ear-training, and ensembles in jazz, classical (strings,winds & percussion), and rock. We also offer special programs such as the RCMDP assessments , student recitals, audition preparation, solo student recitals, college prep course for high school students entering college as music majors. Many of our students will have opportunities throughout the year to participate in performing at our student recitals, local events and the rock show. All of our teachers are trained professionals who are experienced educators.
12 Benefits of becoming a Nutley School of Music student
1. Piano, guitar, drums, voice, bass, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, saxophone, flute, ukulele, trumpet, trombone, and Rock Band program at our convenient location.
We offer private lessons on these popular instruments and programs in our 2 convenient locations in Nutley. Save time and money by enrolling family members at the same time. Beginners and additional members of the family are always welcome to start lessons all year round.
2. Qualified professional and experienced faculty.
We have 25 music teachers, all with either college training or professional performance and teaching experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. With multiple music teachers for every instrument, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lesson.
3. We offer music lessons SEVEN days a week and from early in the morning to late at night to accommodate your busy schedule.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Sundays.
4. over 20 years of experience in the business.
Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. Hundreds of families have trusted our expertise in music education for over 20 years.
5. Fully stocked lesson rooms!
Our 14 rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, stereos, 2 full drum kits in our drum room, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. (No need to bring pianos and drum sets.) We have invested in building our studio to offer soundproofing and observation windows.
6. Music recitals onsite and our annual rock show performance!
We are one of the only music schools in Nutley that offers recitals twice a year on a Steinway model A grand piano. Every June and December, many of our students choose to perform in our recitals. We hold these onsite at Nutley School of Music on Darling Ave. Trophies are awarded at recitals. Refreshments are served at end of each recital.
Advanced and intermediate piano students perform on a 9-foot Steinway grand piano model D in June every year at the Steinway Gallery in Paramus, NJ. Special trophies are awarded to every performer. Special plaques for graduating high school seniors are awarded for their years of dedication and performance at this event.
We also host Rock Show twice a year, which gives your child the opportunity to play with a live rock band! Our Rock Show is held at Debonair Music Hall, a professional music venue, in Teaneck, NJ.
7. Friendly office staff members to help you.
We strive to offer you the best customer service six days a week. We have four office team members who are available at the front desk to assist you with everything you need quickly and professionally. Text us anytime at (973)667-7155 for a quick reply during business hours.
8. Musical Ladder System, Royal Academy Music Development Program assessment preparation, college application / portfolio prep and audition prep for musical theatre students.
Musical Ladder System is our incentive program for our students. They earn a special award and a wrist band for their achievement and continuing attendance. The awards and wrist bands are presented every 3 months for the first 2 years of their study. Please consult with your teacher!
Nutley School of Music is a founding school of the RCMDP, national standard for serious and high achieving music student available for all major instruments. We prepare select few students to participate in the assessment. Participating and receiving certificates for their appropriate levels are often added to their college applications. (College portfolio/audition audio/ videos can also be prepared at NSM)
We are dedicated in preparing any musical theatre students interested in auditioning for school plays and/or local productions. Many leading and supporting roles at local community and school productions have been proudly performed by our students!
9. Sibling / Family Discounts
We offer $10 discount every month for each additional family member. Most families are scheduled at the same time to save time and money.
10. Instrument rentals available on all major instruments.
We have every instrument ready for rental through a 3rd party vendor. Instruments can be rented for 3 months or one year. Payments can be applied for purchase of the instrument at the end of the rental period. Pianos can be rented through Steinway and sons piano rental program.
11. Convenient location near Route 3 and the Garden State Parkway (Exit 151).
Due to its central location, our school is convenient and easy to find off of Rt 3 and the Garden State Parkway. Close to our school, you will find great shopping and restaurants. We have many students from Nutley, Bloomfield, Clifton, Montclair, Glen Ridge, Lyndhurst, Belleville, Kearny, Secaucus, and Rutherford.
12. No Contract.
Unlike some schools, you do not have to sign a contract for the semester or the year. You are allowed to withdraw from lessons at any point of the year. If you submit a withdrawal form by the 15th of the month, you may stop attending your lessons at the end of that month.
If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose
as we only want students who truly want to be here
and we will not commit you to a long term contract.
It's easy to take the next step:
Lessons are first come, first serve
so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!
Offering quality piano, guitar, voice, bass, drums, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, saxophone, flute, ukulele, and Rock Band classes in Nutley, NJ.
Serving the communities of Nutley, Bloomfield, Clifton, Montclair, Glen Ridge, Belleville, Kearny, Passaic, Paterson, Wallington, Rutherford, Lyndhurst and Secaucus.